2020A schedule and programs

List of 2020A QSO programs for MegaCam, WIRCam, ESPaDOnS, SITELLE, and SPIRou.

QrunID Instrument HST Dates # Nights Status Run Summary
20AQ01 MegaCam Feb 1-3 3 Done The end-of-January run continued into February.
20AQ02 SPIRou Feb 4-18 15 Done Less than half the nights were useable. This run was affected by clouds, snow, ice, and high winds.
20AQ03 SITELLE Feb 19-24 6 Done Although the weather was not perfect, very little time was lost to unusable sky conditions. There were no technical issues. This short run was very successful.
20AQ04 MegaCam Feb 25-Mar 3 8 Done This short run started with photometric skies and excellent seeing. A winter storm left snow and ice on the mountain, and prevented us from observing for the equivalent of about 4 nights.
20AQ05 WIRCam Mar 4-9 6 Done
20AQ06 SPIRou Mar 10-18 9 Done
20AQ07 MegaCam Mar 19-23 13 Done The exchange that had been planned for Mar 18 has been postponed due to inclement weather.
20AQ08 SPIRou Mar 24 - May 5 No operations Due to the COVID-19 pandemics and Gov. Ige's stay-at-home order, CFHT's nighttime observations have been suspended until further notice.
20AQ08 SPIRou May 6 - 14 8.5 nights Done Observations resumed May 7th right after midnight
20AQ09 MegaCam May 15 - 28 14 Done
20AQ10 SPIRou May 29 - June 09 12 Done
20AQ11 ESPaDOnS June 10 - 14 5 Done
20AQ12 MegaCam Jun 15 - 28 14 Done
20AQ13 SPIRou Jun 29 - Jul 09 11 Done
20AQ14 MegaCam Jul 10 - 23 14 Done
20AQ15 SPIRou Jul 24 - 31 8 Done This run will continue in 2020B, up to and including August 10.